Murder, Police Standoff Suspect Scheduled To Make Court Appearance

A Northampton County man is scheduled to make a first court appearance Monday to face a murder charge and charges related to a police standoff.

Dwight Anderson, 42, is behind bars for the murder of Cory Medley, 36, according to the Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald. The paper reports Medley was shot early Saturday morning in the Northampton County town of Rich Square.

After the murder, lawmen say Anderson engaged them in a 40-minute long standoff, during which the suspect tried to shoot officers with an AK-47. Lawmen eventually got Anderson to surrender, and no one else was injured.

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  • by get a clue Location: IL on Aug 11, 2011 at 12:59 PM
    who cares what colore they are... its a very sad sad story! sympathies to the family of the victim... and the shooter... well hope justice will be served
  • by RIGHTOUS Location: UG on Aug 8, 2011 at 06:27 AM
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      by outside on Aug 8, 2011 at 09:28 AM in reply to RIGHTOUS
      I doubt it.

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